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  • Small Grants Program
    The government of Samoa attaches great importance to durable, genuine partnerships and therefore has invested heavily to work with the UN agencies including the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) to support national capacities and efforts to address climate change […]
  • SAMOA RATIFIES THE KIGALI AMENDMENT TO PHASE-DOWN HYDROFLUOROCARBONS (HFCs) WHICH ARE HIGHLY POTENT SYNTHETIC GREENHOUSE GASES
    Samoa has become the 30th Party to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification signifies Samoa’s firm commitment to saving Planet Earth not only from ozone depletion but also from Global Warming. The Kigali Amendment was adopted […]
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with its supporting partners will facilitate a consultation programme initiated by the Prime Minister –Afioga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, for Selected Colleges in Samoa on 28th March 2017 (EFKS Hall Sogi, 9am) to discuss the 17 Sustainable […]
  • COMMEMORATION OF THE WORLD WATER AND FORESTS DAY 2018 IN SAMOA, 27th and 28th March 2018
    The International Day of Forests[1] (March 21st) and the World Water Day[2] (March 22nd) are annual events celebrated across the world to highlight the importance of, and advocate for the sustainable management of our freshwater and forest resources, especially in light of growing natural and human […]
  • The Official Launching of Samoa’s NAMA PLAN.
     “Battling Climate Change” The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment invites you to witness the Launching of Samoa’s NAMA Plan on the 9th March at Millenia, Sogi (3pm). Samoa has witnessed the catastrophic impacts of Cyclone Evan and Gita. According to scientific research, these […]
  • Enforcing Shark and Ray Protection in Samoa
    Between 63 to 273 million sharks are killed each year in commercial fisheries to meet the high demand of shark fins. In Samoa, sharks are protected under the Implementation of Shark Sanctuary Provisions with the Marine Wildlife Protection Regulation 2018. To help Samoa enforce these Regulations is […]
  • Wetlands For A Sustainable Urban Future
    There’s water, and there’s land. Somewhere in the middle, there are wetlands. Wetlands are places rank among the richest ecosystems on Earth. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. It […]
  • Samoa joins Global Effort for a Pollution Free Planet.
      Samoa attended the 3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly that was held in Nairobi Kenya 4-6 December 2017 under the overall theme “Towards a Pollution Free Planet”. Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Natural Resources and the Environment […]
  • ENERGY DAY 2017
    The purpose of today’s event is to raise awareness and educate the public on the value of different renewable energy options, their impacts, costs and benefits; energy conservation as well as promoting energy efficient products and disseminating available information so people can make smart […]
  • 10th Water and Sanitation Sector Annual Performance Review for the Fiscal Period 2016-2017.
    This Annual Performance review is a big event for water sanitation sector as it marks a decade since it had undertook its review processes. This review allows Implementing agencies, Key stakeholders and development partners to actively engage in reviewing the progress of the sector at a yearly […]